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Tips on surviving a flight with Spirit Airlines

Tips on surviving a flight with Spirit Airlines

If there’s one thing travelers can agree upon, it’s that budget airlines skimp on the luxuries. For instance, many times snacks and meals cost extra and even baggage fees. But who gets ragged on the most? Spirit Airlines. Now, I’m not opposed to flying with […]

Traveling the world is within your grasp, here’s how you afford it

Traveling the world is within your grasp, here’s how you afford it

Wheels are up for me, I’m taking my fifth vacation this year in a mere few weeks. That’s right my fifth! I’m traveling to Iceland in November and I couldn’t be more excited. (But that’s not the point of this post). As I announced my […]

Budget Breakdown: Yellowstone edition

Budget Breakdown: Yellowstone edition

This post contains affiliate links.  In early August my fiance and I embarked on our first, romantic road trip together! (Earlier in the year, we had road tripped earlier with friends and family). We decided to embark on a western road trip stopping in Glacier, […]

Biggest mistakes people make at Walt Disney World

Biggest mistakes people make at Walt Disney World

Ah, Walt Disney World, the happiest place on earth. Turns out, it also can be the most chaotic. When you’re not meeting your beloved Disney characters such as Alice, Winnie the Pooh, and Mickey, you’re waiting in long lines to meet them and ride the […]

Budget Breakdown: Puerto Rico road trip edition

Budget Breakdown: Puerto Rico road trip edition

Road tripping through a foreign country for the first time was a little unnerving. Luckily I had some prior knowledge of Spanish and was able to read the road signs! This post contains some affiliate links. Flight – $252 The flight was roundtrip from Minneapolis to […]

Thrifting: the No. 1 reason I can vacation multiple times a year

Thrifting: the No. 1 reason I can vacation multiple times a year

The secret is out. Thrifting, that’s my big money saver.